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Columbia River Basketry

Gift of the Ancestors, Gift of the Earth

Columbia River Basketry( )
Author: Dodds Schlick, Mary
Series title:Samuel and Althea Stroum Bks.
ISBN:978-0-295-97289-3
Publication Date:Dec 2003
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

Baskets made by the people of the mid-Columbia River are among the finest examples of Indian textile art in North America, and they are included in the collections of most major museums. The traditional designs and techniques of construction reveal a great artistic heritage that links modern basketmakers to their ancestors. Yet baskets are also everyday objects of a utilitarian nature that reveal much about mid-Columbia culture---a flat twined bag has greatest value when it is plump...
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Book Details
Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
Crafts & Hobbies / Baskets
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):1 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:2.046 Pounds



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